Cyclonauts Bicycle Club
Springfield, Massachusetts

​​Fall/Winter 2018 Wednesday Hikes

January 23: Goat Rock, Hampden, Ma. Breakfast at Reid’s at the Hampden Mini Mall Plaza. Leader: Mike Cronin (413) 566-3114 or

January 30: Mt. Tom, Holyoke, Ma. Meet at Bray Lake parking lot, Rt. 5 Mt. Tom Reservation entrance. Breakfast at Cracker Barrel, Whiting Farms Rd. Holyoke, trail to be determined at time of hike. As usual prepare for the weather, spikes, poles etc. Leader: Mary Ann Siron (413) 568-3304 or

Winter 2019 Wednesday Hikes 

February 6: Breakfast at Krazy Jakes, 2537 Boston Rd, Springfield, MA. Hike or x-c ski (snow?) McDonald Way. Leader: Kris Jackson (413) 782-0247 or  Bring spikes (ice possible)

February 13: Breakfast at Bennie’s, 562 Hopmeadow St. Simsbury, CT.  Hike Penwood State Forest “Sideways”.  Will need to “spot” cars. Hike will be approx. six miles. Leader:  Dave Westcott (860) 716-9791 or

February 20: Breakfast at Almeida’s Country Cafe, 146 State St. (route 202) Belchertown, MA. Hike from the Quabbin Visitor Center parking lot. Hike has moderate uphill climbs  Leaders: Nancy and Mike Greco,  cell: (413) 626-5727  home: (413) 323-5727 Bring  spikes. No dogs.

February 27: Breakfast at Miss Florence Diner, 99 Main St. Florence, MA. Hike Mineral Hills, Sylvester Rd., Florence, MA. Leader: Al Shane  (413) 548-9435 or alnmarion@ju com.

March 6: Breakfast at Friendly's, 21 Southampton Rd, Westfield, MA. Hike Blanford- Chester State Forest. Rt. 20 Chester. Leader: Mike Cronin  (413) 566-3114 or

March 13:  Breakfast at Crystal Springs Dairy Bar, 166 Ware Rd. (Rt 32), Ware, MA.  Hike Rock House Reservation, Route 9 West Brookfield, MA. Leader: Don Maynard (413) 525-3464 or  

March 20: No breakfast stop - BRING LUNCH.  Hike Doane’s Falls and Spirit Falls in Royalston, Ma.  This is a weather dependent hike so check the schedule a few days before.  Leader will post conditions. Meet at Tully canoe launch on Doane Hill Road - at 9:30 AM.  We will take time to enjoy the falls. Best directions: GOOGLE - “Doane Falls Reservation, Doane Hill Road, Royalston, Ma.  01368”. Leaders Ed Gingras (978) 870-2483 and Claire Gingras (978) 870-4230,

March 27: Breakfast all Girly’s Grill, 1315 Park St. Palmer, MA.  Hike Brimfield St. Forest. Leader: Don Maynard (413) 525-3464 or Don will bring his grill. Bring something to grill (road  kill??) and something edible to share after the hike.

Wednesday Hikes

Unless otherwise specified, breakfast is at 8:00AM at the restaurant listed and hikes begin at 9:00AM. Wear clothing in layers suitable for the weather. Trails may be icy, wear appropriate footwear (i.e. crampons). Hike leaders may refuse participation by unprepared hikers. If at least four inches of snow are on the ground the hike may be replaced by cross-country skiing or snow showing. Rain cancels. If in doubt about the conditions, contact the hike leader.
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